So I have decided to give myself a little blogging break this week, and just bring to you a short post, a snapshot of my world this past month.
Morning walks along the river and estuary, biscuits (cookies) to bake, flowers in my garden to enjoy, coffee lunch and a good chat to share with girlfriends, food photography to play with (I wish I knew if I could make a career out of this, at least in a small way), volunteering in my local school library and helping a little special-needs boy in kindy (so much more rewarding than office work!), my grandsons' Saturday junior sport (don't forget the thick coat or raincoat), rainy days to enjoy by the fire with a good book (ha! well there's been rainy days but I don't have time to sit and read during the day!), and my creative side to explore.
And no, my list of possibilities and pathways to explore doesn't stop here. But I hope that the right pathway will soon become clear. My mind is open.
I'm loving this time I have been given to fly free, to explore new things, to find out who I really am.
To step outside the square of retirement and to be open to the possibilities. To be true to myself.
To finish my post for today - my orange and lemon tree in my backyard are producing a bountiful crop. There is nothing like oranges freshly picked and eaten straight from the tree. Hmm...add to list...make marmalade....
Have you recently retired or been made redundant? Are you filling your days with new experiences? My friend Jo Castro over at Lifestyle Fifty wrote a fabulous blog post in May about Retirement Ideas-The Art of Protirement. She was much more eloquant than my blog rambling, so pop over and have a read by clicking here - Lifestyle Fifty - the Art of Protirement. You'll even see me and some lovely, generous and creative ladies I know over there. Thanks Jo!
So while life seems to be in a rush these days, I need to take time to sit on the verandah (porch).... and give myself time to reflect..... meet you there?
Thank you so much for stopping by. I value your comments and look forward to hearing from you. I will try to visit your blogs in return. Have a wonderful week.
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